Winter Youth Academy Details Released

Winter Academy Detailed Information 

  • Academy teams will begin training the week of November 12th and will end training the week of March 16th (16 weeks)
  • Academy teams will train twice per week at the Lansing City Futsal training center
  • Academy teams will play in either three tournament/showcases or in the West Michigan Futsal League and one tournament/showcase. Each team's coach, will select which showcases and/or league that team will do. You can view the total number of options on the left column or if you are on a mobile device keep scrolling.
  • All Academy players will receive free tickets to all the Lansing City Futsal Home games in the Futsal Premier League 
  • Cost for the Summer Academy is $550 plus a one time USYF Insurance fee of $8.5 payable to USYF.

Winter Academy Timeline/Checklist

  • August 1st - 26th- Shortlist Selection Period - Our staff coaches will be selecting players from players who have played with us in the past summer and winter seasons and from new players who have joined our player pool via evaluation form or other means. Coaches will call/email these players on the shortlist. Players on the shortlist have until August 31st to confirm and register their spots. 
  • Dates TBA  First Youth Academy Tryout Weekend - This is the first opportunity for players not on our short list to sign up to tryout for winter futsal teams. Sign up by filling out the form on this page! 
  • October 20th - Deadline to Submit Training Conflicts for Winter (send to
  • November 2nd-4th- Final Youth Academy Tryout Weekend - This will be the last opportunity to tryout to play winter youth futsal. Sign up by filling out the tryout form on this page. (Registration for this tryout date will not be open until the first tryout has completed) 
  • November 6th - Player Registration Deadline and Payment Deadline
  • November 11th - Kick-off Party - 3 PM - 6 PM  - Each team will have a preset team meeting time with the coach and all the players on the roster. This event is mandatory. Team meetings will only be an hour long and will be scheduled sometime between 3 and 6 PM. 
  • November 12th - Training Starts this Week 
  • November 21st-23rd - Training is Off for Thanksgiving Holiday 
  • December16th  - Start of Christmas Break
  • December 17th - 21st - Optional Futsal Camp Click Here for Details 
  • January 2nd - End of Christmas Break and Start of Training 
  • March 16th - End of Winter Academy